The Wilton Method: How to Make Fondant Letters
Beginner | 11 min 12 sec
In this class, Stephanie from Wilton reveals the versatility of fondant, showing you two different methods for creating fondant lettering. First, you will learn how to cut out strips of fondant and shape them into three-dimensional letters. The second method involves using cookie cutters to create cut-out letters. Stephanie shows you how to color and marble the fondant, plus a couple of fun methods for embellishing your words using Food-Write Markers. And of course, she also shows you how to add the letters to your cake for any holiday or occasion--Halloween, Thanksgiving, birthdays, baby showers, weddings, and so much more.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • White Fondant
  • Black Fondant
  • Color Right Performance Color System (Stefanie uses a Plum shade, made with Crimson, Pink, Blue)
  • 101 Cookie Cutter Set
  • Fondant Trimmer
  • Rolling pin
  • Roll and Cut mat
  • Storage board
  • Decorating brush set
  • Ruler
  • Spatula
  • Small bowl of water
  • Small bowl cornstarch
    For cut outs method:
  • Alphabet Cookie Cutters
    For embellishments:
  • Decorating bag (optonal)
  • Tip no. 3 (optional)
  • FoodWriter Edible Color Markers (optional)
  • Foodsafe gloves (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Two different methods for creating fondant lettering
  • Cut out strips of fondant and shape them into three-dimensional letters
  • Use cookie cutters to create cut-out letters
What you’ll get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from the Wilton Instructors on creating fondant letters
  • A quick video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Annmarie Carey
Nice step-by-step instruction and interesting ideas.
January 10, 2023
Miranda Rodgers
More than 3 months ago
Erica Woodland
loved that there are two different ways to create fondant embellishments whether that be cookie cutters or using fondant cutter to create the letter or object of choice
More than 3 months ago